UF HOBI

Improving care, promoting wellness, reducing disparities​ and driving innovation.

HOBI RESEARCH

real-world research

Insightful. Implementable. Impactful.

At HOBI, we’re changing the face and the pace of health research. Our patient populations reflect the diversity of the real world. Our health interventions consider the needs of patients and providers. Our data-driven research speeds scientific discoveries.

Dominick Lemas, Ph.D., and Lindsay Thompson, M.D., M.S., work together in the Breastfeeding and Early Childhood Development (BEACH) clinic.

hobi ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

Certificate

Go above your professional training with a graduate certificate in implementation science or biomedical informatics.

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ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

Masters

Learn how to conduct health outcomes assessments and clinical effectiveness research in a range of biomedical, clinical and community-based research settings.

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ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

Ph.D.

Become an expert at evaluating health interventions, treatments, prevention practices and policies to determine what works on a large-scale level and why.

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Recent News

HOBI faculty member to head new research program…

Carla VandeWeerd, Ph.D.

HOBI, OneFlorida collaborate on COVID-19 outreach…

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Cardel’s Monopoly study featured at ObesityWeek…

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HOBI Events

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meet OUR FACULTY

assistant professor

Ramzi Salloum, Ph.D.

Thank you for *not* smoking. Ramzi Salloum is increasing the implementation and dissemination of cancer prevention and control strategies, especially those related to smoking cessation. According to the CDC, "Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of death and disease in the U.S."

Ramzi Salloum, Ph.D. with mentee and HOBI Ph.D. Student Jennifer LeLaurin at ICHP-Pediatrics Research Day.